Diane Von Furstenberg to Fashion Houses: "Treat Models Fairly"

With NYFW just around the corner (February 11th), world renowned designer Diane Von Furstenberg, urged fashion houses to treat models fairly in an open letter published on the Council of Fashion Designers of America's website.

Diane Von Furstenberg for InStyle by James Merrell

Diane Von Furstenberg for InStyle by James Merrell

In the letter, Furstenberg urged key industry players to stand together and "spread the message to the world" and to "consider the emotional and physical well-being of these young women." She continued, "at a minimum, you are required to adhere to labour laws that require models under the age of 18 to have proper documents and schedules."

Read the full article and letter here